About Caroline Quijada

Caroline Quijada is the deputy director for the SHOPS Plus project. She is an expert in family planning and reproductive health with particular focus on the private health sector. She has over 20 years of experience designing, implementing, and managing domestic and international health programs. Quijada has managed a broad portfolio of global, bilateral, and regional programs that focus on both public and private sector initiatives.
Her technical expertise includes public-private partnerships, contraceptive security, total market initiatives, provider networks and franchises, quality improvement, and market-based approaches with an emphasis on the base-of-the-pyramid populations. Quijada received an MHS with a concentration in population and family health sciences from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in English language and literature from the University of Maryland.


Health program implementation and management, technical leadership in engaging the private sector, contraceptive security, private provider networks, partnerships, quality assurance, base-of-the-pyramid approaches

Country Experience

Bolivia, Cambodia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Paraguay, South Africa

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Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus is a five-year cooperative agreement (AID-OAA-A-15-00067) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). This website is made possible by the generous support of the American people through USAID. The information provided on this website is not official U.S. government information and does not represent the views or positions of USAID or the U.S. government.

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